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UT Board of Trustees Holds Fall Meeting Oct. 8-9 in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Oct. 8-9 in Knoxville.

The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. EDT, Friday, Oct. 9, in Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UT Institute of Agriculture campus.

The Board of Trustees meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. A link to the webcast will be available at

Agenda items include:

  • Honorary resolutions
  • President’s report
  • FY15-16 compensation for University Officers reporting to the president
  • FY15-16 compensation of other senior administrators
  • Compensation for President DiPietro over the new four-year term of his employment agreement, FY15-19
  • Evaluation of performance and determination of retention payments under the performance and retention plan, FY13-15
  • Proposal for a performance-based variable compensation plan for University Officers
  • Amendment of the rule on use of University property
  • Revision of the UT Knoxville student code of conduct
  • Report of the Audit Committee
  • Ratification of the Vice Chair’s appointment of standing committees, committee chairs and trustee members of the athletics boards
  • FY16 UT Martin voluntary retirement incentive program
  • FY16-17 operating budget appropriations request for non-formula units
  • FY16-17 capital outlay and capital maintenance projects
  • FY16-17 revenue/institutionally funded projects
  • FY15 annual flight operations report
  • President emeritus agreement with Dr. Joseph E. Johnson
  • Melrose Avenue/Melrose Place easement (UT Knoxville)
  • Fee sale and easement to TDOT, Alcoa Highway and Maloney Road (UT Institute of Agriculture)
  • Easement to KUB at Alcoa Highway and Maloney Road (UTIA)
  • Property disposal (UTIA)
  • Proposal for a program of study leading to the degree of master of laws in U.S. business law at UT Knoxville
  • UT Knoxville honorary degrees
  • Grant of tenure to Dr. Paul Dalhaimer
  • Grant of tenure to UT Knoxville faculty members under expedited procedures
  • Annual report to the General Assembly

Various board committees will meet both days. All meetings will be held in Hollingsworth Auditorium. Here is a schedule of their meetings:

Thursday, Oct. 8

Friday, Oct. 9

The meeting’s full agenda and materials are posted at

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend these meetings may contact the individuals listed below to request auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by email, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Monday, Oct. 5.


Gina Stafford
(865) 974-0741
823 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

Ellie Amador
(865) 974-1177
P261 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

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